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Robert-Louis Abrahamson brings to life literary classics, and invites you to bring them into your life, helping you see the world, and yourself, in new ways.

Evening under Lamplight Podcast Robert-Louis Abrahamson

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Robert-Louis Abrahamson brings to life literary classics, and invites you to bring them into your life, helping you see the world, and yourself, in new ways.

    Migration Announcement

    Migration Announcement

    I’m Robert-Louis Abrahamson, here to thank you for all your support over the past few years of Evening under Lamplight Podcasts. We have had over 14,000 attendances, which is a pretty good number. Today I want to let you know that the Evening under Lamplight Podcasts are migrating to Substack, an impressive platform that I’ve been following for many years, and now I’m joining it.

    To continue to receive our podcasts, or to access older ones, you will need to sign in to the Substack URL https://api.substack.com/feed/podcast/1205469.rss. Just click the new URL, or paste it into the browser, and you can continue.

    I have plans for podcasts on other writers, with the aim, as always, of helping to bring to life older literature. I hope you will come along and share these fine writers with me.

    • 1 min
    Series 3.22, Stevenson's Fables: "The ship blew up with a glorious detonation"

    Series 3.22, Stevenson's Fables: "The ship blew up with a glorious detonation"

    Here is a talk I gave at a Stevenson conference in Bordeaux, where I spoke about the Fables. I have recently published a collection of these fables, with my commentaries, available at http://thelamplightpress.com/aesop. 

    • 17 min
    Series 9.11 Ovid's Metamorphoses, Pygmalion

    Series 9.11 Ovid's Metamorphoses, Pygmalion

    The story of Pygmalion is a story about artistic creation, and about true love, which in mythic terms means true devotion to the goddess Venus.

    • 16 min
    Series 9.10 Ovid's Metamorphoses, Myrrha

    Series 9.10 Ovid's Metamorphoses, Myrrha

    The terrible story of Myrrha, her sinful passion and her pitiable attempts to resist temptation.

    • 24 min
    Series 9.9 Ovid's Metamorphoses, Actaeon

    Series 9.9 Ovid's Metamorphoses, Actaeon

    A cruel punishment inflicted on an innocent (?) young man, with lots of levels to ponder.

    • 16 min
    Series 9.8 Ovid's Metamorphoses, Erysichthon

    Series 9.8 Ovid's Metamorphoses, Erysichthon

    A gruesome tale of a greedy man, cursed with unquenchable hunger. 

    • 18 min

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